TODD EVELEIGH

TODD EVELEIGH
Operating out of Lucinda, north Queensland, Todd Eveleigh owned and operated Crackajack Sportfishing Adventures. Now, Todd is on the road with his family, caravanning around Australia and enjoying all the greatest hits in our wide brown land.

Exploring more of the Gibb River Rd

gibb river rd wa

AS I explained in last month’s article, we decided to travel the Great Northern Highway to see the Bungle Bungles and Wolfe Creek Crater off the Tanami Rd. However, we really wanted to do the rest of the Gibb River Rd on the western side. Northwest of Fitzroy Crossing is the dirt Fairfield-Leopold Downs Rd that links back up to …

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Deviating to the Dampier Peninsula – Offroad adventure

Gumbanan's traditional mayoorr fish trap at sunset

IT’S time to recount our visit to the Dampier Peninsula, located north of Broome, Western Australia. The turn-off is about 30km east of Broome township and heads due north. The road is only bitumen for 10km and then it’s back to dirt and corrugations. At the time we were travelling, they were doing major roadworks and there was talk of …

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Legendary Litchfield National Park

Litchfield

CONTINUING our Aussie adventure, we headed to another epic Northern Territory National Park: Litchfield. Litchfield National Park is amazing and a great family camping destination, with plenty of great campgrounds within a short drive from one another. We decided to base ourselves at Florence Falls Campground. This area is nestled on top of a hill, which gave us a nice outlook and …

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Exploring the amazing Kakadu

kakadu

WOW, this month is about Kakadu in the Northern Territory. What an amazing place and great to be back in some of my old haunts. It’s been about seven years since I have last been up here, when I was guiding in Arnhem Land and Kakadu. I really like Kakadu. Just one of those places which feels like it has …

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Searching along the Savannah Way

savannah

THE Savannah Way has many different options and locations to explore as it runs along the Gulf Country. It’s mostly dirt from Normanton through to the Roper River. I could literally write a book about this place, as there are so many things to see and do. One of our favourite free camps was Leichardt Falls, at the top of …

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Towing the van to the tip of Cape York

tip of cape

WHAT an amazing month we’ve had. This month we travelled to the tip of Cape York the most northern point of the Australian continent. When you hear people talk about the Cape, a lot of discussion revolves around the four-wheel-driving opportunities on the famous Telegraph Track and Gunshot, which is just a crazy vertical drop into a creek. Though the …

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Experiencing Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)

Uluru Kata Tjuta

  WOW, Ayers Rock Resort, what a place! The resort is kept to a very high standard, with everything landscaped, multitudes of pools, restaurants and thankfully quite a few places that sell cold beer, because boy it was hot while we were there! We stayed at the caravan park at the resort, which had a lovely clean pool with nice …

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Yeehaw to Kings Canyon – caravanning

kings canyon caravanning

SO we made it to Kings Canyon. We decided to stay in the caravan park at Kings Canyon Resort because of how close it is to the canyon. With the base of the canyon only a 15-minute drive away, the sunset’s reflection of the gorge made for beautiful afternoon light. The resort itself could be really amazing with a bit …

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Doing the Queensland dinosaur trail

dinosaur

WE are really settling into holiday mode now. It has taken us a couple of weeks but we are starting to get the gist of this relaxing thing. It has been enjoyable spending quality time with the family, especially the kids, as being a fishing guide I tend to work seven days a week and miss a lot of weekend …

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Fast fish around Hinchinbrook Island

fast fish queenfish hinchinbrook island

WELL hasn’t the year flown. December already, wow. It’s been a crazy year for us, with clients from all over the world and Australia coming to experience the fishing at Hinchinbrook Island. We have had so many amazing trips and met so many fantastic people from all walks of life, all enjoying the same passion for fishing. We have created …

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